nuclear reactors http://wlrn.org en The Florida Roundup: Is South Florida Going More Nuclear? http://wlrn.org/post/florida-roundup-south-florida-going-more-nuclear <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Rick Scott and his cabinet approved two more nuclear reactors to the Turkey Point power plant on Biscayne Bay. But neighbors are worried about the construction of 88 miles of transmission lines, and environmentalists question why Florida Power &amp; Light wants more nuclear facilities by the coast.</span></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 15:42:02 +0000 Elaine Chen 32449 at http://wlrn.org The Florida Roundup: Is South Florida Going More Nuclear? FPL Turkey Point Expansion Project http://wlrn.org/post/fpl-turkey-point-expansion-project <p></p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 8918 at http://wlrn.org FPL Turkey Point Expansion Project Plug To Be Pulled On Stricken Florida Nuke http://wlrn.org/post/plug-be-pulled-stricken-florida-nuke <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Disabled by bungled repair work more tan three years ago, Duke Energy's Crystal River nuclear power plant will not be reactivated, company officials have concluded.</span></p><p>The plant in Citrus County on Florida's west coast will become he first in the Southeastern U. S. to close.</p><p>Four coal-fired generators will remain in place at the Crystal River site and the company is considering whether to build a new natural gas generator to replace the energy that the 900-megawatt CR3 nuke has produced since it opened in 1977.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:21:28 +0000 Rick Stone 8932 at http://wlrn.org Plug To Be Pulled On Stricken Florida Nuke